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Social Worker Community Family Team Up To £30 Per Hour

£28.00 - £30.00 per hour
Resilience People

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Looking for a Social Worker to join a team in Weston Super Mare.
37 Hours per week. Contract position.

Work Related Experience and Associated Vocational Training


  • Experience of direct work with children in need and their families.


  • Experience of statutory childcare work in a local authority setting.

Specialist Knowledge


  • Child Protection

  • Court work

  • Adoption/Fostering

  • Looked After Children

  • Children with disabilities

  • Therapeutic and counselling work

  • Legal framework for children, young people and their families

  • Child development

Job Related Skills


  • Communicate effectively with children, young people and families to ensure effective outcomes can be achieved.

  • Support family cohesions, and empower and support families to manage their own lives.

  • Enable, encourage and support children and young people's participation and decisions and activities that affect their lives.

  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of vulnerable children and young people.

  • Develop purposeful and productive outcome focused relationships with children, young people, and their parents/carers based upon partnership and mutual respect.

  • Provide child-centred social work practice based upon social work value principles enshrined in the HPC code of practice.

  • Analyse, interpret and make professional judgements when undertaking assessments.

  • Define needs, clarify outcomes and implement strategies that enable outcomes to be achieved.

  • Develop, implement, and review plans based upon assessments of children and families/foster or adoptive carers which detail identified needs and intended service outcomes using evidence and best practice.

  • Make effective decisions appropriate to the responsibilities of a social worker.

  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to a range of audiences, including children and young people, courts, multi-agency panels, parents/carers.

  • Work as part of a multi-agency team, including acting as a lead professional.

  • Make use of technology including relevant computer systems such as ICS.

Main Purpose of the Job

To operate as a social work professional within the Community Family Service team, providing a professional social work service to children and families as part of the Total Family Approach.

Social workers will undertake assessment, planning, intervention and review (APIR) in a range of children in need cases, including child protection, care proceedings and looked after children cases. They will work collaboratively with other professionals, co-ordinating or contributing to the team around the family, in order to ensure a multi-disciplinary approach to improving outcomes for children, young people and their families, particularly safeguarding children and young people.

Social workers will hold approximately 15 total family cases. They act as a link professional, providing advice and consultancy to Children's Centre, schools and other settings, in line with the Children Act 1989 and 2004.

Social workers will maintain accurate, up-to-date child records in compliance with the re-launched Integrated Children's System.

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